Exercise 3: Elements of an Action

The Elements of an Action are: The Magic If Improvisations: Most exercises should be done to music. Sit, stand, walk.  Justify everything you do.  For example, sit at a window in order to see what is happening in the house opposite.  Sit in order to rest. Stand to be photographed.  Stand in order to see better. Walk to pass the time.  Walk to annoy the people who live in the apartment below. Clean your bureau drawers. Count the numbers of objects on a table. You have to leave school because you cannot afford to pay tuition.  A friend wants to help you but she has no money.  She brings you a valuable brooch.  You refuse the gift but your friend insist, lays it on a dresser, and leaves. You walk with your friend to the door.  When you come back,

Exercise 3: Elements of an Action2021-02-16T18:22:33+00:00

Exercise 2: The Method of Physical Actions

Exercises and Improvisations An analogous emotion in your own life should be, as much as possible, the basis for the situation in any improvisation.  Before executing an improvisation, concentrated and build in your imagination the circumstances in which the action takes place, why you do it, where it takes place, when.  Think of all the possible details in each situation.  Be yourself, but in different circumstances.  In your imagination, picture people you know in real life.  After you have built the situation, find physical behavior that will express what you want to project.  Search for the unique physical action which is connected to the emotion you want to stir.  The action will trigger the emotion and you will behave in a psycho-physical way. Instructions: before and after physical actions, the student must use gestures of the body in order to

Exercise 2: The Method of Physical Actions2021-01-27T22:40:32+00:00

Exercise 3: Lighting (Pt.1) Color Temperature

    Learning Target: Discover the best lighting for you and your video     Light is one of the most important aspects of filmmaking. Depending on how you use it, light can be your greatest enemy or your biggest ally. Directors often manipulate light for many reasons such as creating contrast or emphasizing a message. It can also negatively affect your video by overexposing skin color or creating undesirable shadows. In the next two exercises, you will be playing with lighting to see what works best for you and your video.   Before we begin, let’s go over the different types of lighting:   Tungsten lighting is a light source that produces a warm color with yellow/orange undertones. Daylight lighting is a brighter light source that produces a cold, blue-toned color.   These different types of light sources

Exercise 3: Lighting (Pt.1) Color Temperature2022-03-07T00:11:24+00:00
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